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“Funky Bar and Grill with Top Ambience”

Gowings Bar & Grill
Ranked #41 of 6,035 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $26 - $157
Cuisines: Seafood, Steakhouse
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Private Dining, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Description: With concept created by acclaimed Sydney restaurateur Robert Marchetti, Creative Food Director of QT Sydney, Gowings Bar & Grill presents the style of a European brasserie, with edgy contemporary design. Offering the freshest produce from Australia’s best artisan providores, prepared with cooking techniques featuring wood fired rotisseries and ovens. A specially curated wine program featuring exciting young winemakers from all around the world compliments the food selection.Open Breakfast 6.30am – 10.30am | Lunch from 12 noon | Dinner from 6pm | Bar 12 noon – 12 midnight
Reviewed June 23, 2013

Swanky vibe to the QT hotel through which you enter the Gowings Bar and Grill. Hip bar with a wonderful selection of cocktails, beers and wines to cater for all tastes. Large open kitchen with timber fired grills and a swarm of white clothed chefs creating wonderful yet honest culinary creations. Lovely steaks, chopped salads and sides, beautiful seafoods (note the large sashimi grade Tuna hanging in the exposed cool room as you enter) and a range of well priced and perfectly matched wines to accompany your meal. Our out of town business guests loved it and we will be back.

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sasrowlandsQT, Director of Social Media at Gowings Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2014

Dear guest,

Thanks so much for a brilliant shout out! We love that you loved us and look forward to seeing you again soonest.

Sas
QT

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Reviewed June 22, 2013

I've visited this restaurant a number of times and it is excellent. They provide excellent service and food. Prices can be higher than $30 for a main, last time I was there I paid $45 for tuna steak (that's excluding any sides). It has a very good funky vibe about it and the staff are very attentive without being intrusive. They do get quite busy so I always book to ensure I get in.

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Thank bilby2009
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Reviewed June 17, 2013 via mobile

The whole experience is like theatre or perhaps you found yourself in the Rocky Horror Picture Show!

Amazing wine cube with spectacular wines in it. Need to go back just for that. Try and tuna tartare. Excellent! Salad Nicoise was good but not great. Balance of flavours and ingredients was not perfect.

A great place for a big group of friends. Loved it.

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Thank Mac-Mann1
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sasrowlandsQT, Director of Social Media at Gowings Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2014

Dear guest,

Thanks so much for a brilliant shout out! We love that you loved us and look forward to seeing you again soonest.

Sas
QT

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Reviewed June 14, 2013

Great atmosphere and great service and fantastic food, its the whole package and experience. Our waitress Lexus was fantastic, she deserves a raise boss if your out there reading this. All I can say is that I have been there for a business lunch which was fantastic and again for a dinner to celebrate a birthday, and I have nothing but praise to say about the place and staff, from the moment of entry to the full service of wine ning and dinning. Do yourselves a favor and experience what I have. Keep up the great work guys it's what Sydney needed within our city xxx

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Thank Nuno G
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sasrowlandsQT, Director of Social Media at Gowings Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2014

Dear guest,

Thanks so much for a brilliant shout out! We love that you loved us and look forward to seeing you again soonest.

Sas
QT

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Reviewed June 7, 2013

From walking in to the QT and up through the funky old style lift you enter what is best described a a New York style bar. Buzzy but not noisy
Great service at the bar and we were taken to out table ten minutes earner than our booking. All good

Menu was great with something for every one
Service first class
My New York cut , on the bone was first class and cooked perfectly
Steak tartar was fantastic star

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Thank SydneyAussieFamily4
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sasrowlandsQT, Director of Social Media at Gowings Bar & Grill, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2014

Dear guest,

Thanks so much for a brilliant shout out! We love that you loved us and look forward to seeing you again soonest.

Sas
QT

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